• (noun): French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827).
    Synonyms: Marquis de Laplace, Pierre Simon de Laplace

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Laplace Invariant
... In differential equations, the Laplace invariant of any of certain differential operators is a certain function of the coefficients and their derivatives ... Its Laplace invariants have the form Their importance is due to the classical theorem Theorem Two operators of the form are equivalent under gauge ... are called equivalent if there is a gauge transformation that takes one to the other Laplace invariants can be regarded as factorization "remainders" for the initial operator A If at least one of Laplace ...
La Place - Other
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La Place
... Pierre-Simon Laplace was a French mathematician and astronomer ... Laplace, LaPlace or La Place may also refer to ...
Sumudu Transform - Practical Importance
... In mechanical and material engineering, the Laplace–Carson transform is used in the study of the behavior of linear visco-elastic materials ... When the linear visco-elastic constitutive law is transformed to the Laplace–Carson domain, its integral form reduces to the simple ... This is not the case when using the Laplace transform itself ...
LaPlace, Louisiana - Hurricane Isaac (2012)
... Seven thousand homes were flooded when Hurricane Isaac (2012) hit LaPlace. ...

Famous quotes containing the word laplace:

    Given for one instant an intelligence which could comprehend all the forces by which nature is animated and the respective positions of the beings which compose it, if moreover this intelligence were vast enough to submit these data to analysis, it would embrace in the same formula both the movements of the largest bodies in the universe and those of the lightest atom; to it nothing would be uncertain, and the future as the past would be present to its eyes.
    —Pierre Simon De Laplace (1749–1827)